TAMPA, Fla., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Florida Executive Education has chosen Bisk Education to assist in the creation and facilitation of 100% online, non-credit executive education certificate programs. The university, consistently ranked as a top 20 public research university by U.S. News & World Report, will launch the programs using state-of-the-art technology provided by Bisk's University Alliance division.
As an industry leader with a successful track record of developing highly scalable online learning solutions, Bisk will help the university create new avenues for increasing revenue. Bisk's keen understanding of what is required for student success and its unrivaled experience in all aspects of online learning has made it highly regarded by some of the most respected universities in the country for over 15 years.
"Today's professionals are always looking for new ways to connect and collaborate with others; they also lead very busy lives, and may not have time to return to the classroom," said Ron Kirsch, Executive Director of University of Florida Executive Education. "By working with Bisk Education and offering superior online programs, we're able to fulfill both needs, reaching these prospective students with video-based, faculty-led programs that uphold the same academic standards achieved on campus."
Bisk maintains its leadership position through its best-in-class services that set the standards for online education. Universities that take advantage of Bisk's full suite of services depend on the company's 6 Principles of Excellence, which are comprised of: Strategic Planning, Program Development & Instructional Design, Systems & Integrations, Brand & Image Management, Enrollment Management, and Relationship Management. These key areas ensure the development and execution of online programs that help universities advance their mission and reach while maintaining high academic standards.
"Bisk Education is proud to have been selected by the University of Florida to help them achieve their online executive education goals," said Nathan M. Bisk, Founder and Chairman of Bisk Education. "As a Florida Gator myself, I am committed to helping UF bring their top-tier executive education programs to adult learners across the country through online learning. Together, we can change lives by helping today's working professionals foster personal and career growth, 100% online."
To learn more about Bisk's comprehensive services for creating scalable online learning programs, please visit http://www.Bisk.com.
About the University of Florida
Founded in 1853, the University of Florida (UF) is one of the largest, most comprehensive high-quality public research universities in the nation. With 16 colleges and over 200 research, service and education centers, bureaus and institutes, UF continues to play a critical role as a technological and economical leader of the 21st century. Home of the Gators, UF not only prides itself in its first-class academic standards but also possesses a rich tradition of athletic excellence. Executive Education, through its Leadership Development Institute, delivers customized, high-impact solutions to organizations preparing experienced professionals for career growth through continuing education.
About Bisk Education, Inc.
Founded in 1971 by Nathan Bisk, Bisk Education is the world's leading provider of professional education online. The University Alliance (UA), a division of Bisk, facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, our university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments - making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, University of Florida, the University of San Francisco, the University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, Jacksonville University, Dominican University, New England College, and Tulane University's Freeman School of Business. U.S. News University Directory, part of the Bisk network, provides comprehensive and unbiased information on more than 2,000 academic institutions directly from U.S. News & World Report, the most trusted source for college and university rankings since 1983.
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